'The four-year deal includes a general wage increase of 2.75% in each of the last two years and a no lay-off clause.'
'CAPP represents a radical shift in child protection in our province. It's critical that there be a thorough assessment of the program before it goes any further.'
NSGEU says arrangements will be made with Nova Scotia agency to put the new contract into effect as quickly as possible.
Move follows merger of three former authorities into the Western Regional Housing Authority.
15,000 community-based workers have been without a contract since March of 2010.
28 specialized workers given layoff notice at Whitby’s Ontario Shores.
'The 15 employees have made history not only because of the length of the strike but also because of their display of courage in their struggle against injustice.' - Carol Furlong, NAPE president.
'This action demonstrates a complete lack of respect for the hard-working, dedicated staff.'
Dozens of events will be held across the province on Friday (Dec. 3) to fight back against the McGuinty government's plan to scapegoat public sector workers.
Eleven MGEU locals across Manitoba vote in favour of ratification.